As Occupy Wall Street attempted to literally occupy Wall Street, clashes between police and protesters escalated over their previous encounters.
Photographer Mark Ovaska was with Occupy Wall Street as they attempted to march on and disrupt the New York Stock Exchange. His photos are below.
The day began with an early morning march to Wall Street:
Once the group reached Wall Street, encounters with police turned violent:
After the march on Wall Street, groups of protesters made their way back to Zuccotti Park, breaking down the barricades the NYPD had erected on Tuesday.